On this day in 1975 Southport travelled to Scunthorpe United and picked up their first win of the season, thanks to 19 year old George Dewsnip’s first League goal.
SCUNTHORPE UNITED 1 – 2 SOUTHPORT
Southport Line-Up: Bobby Sibbald, Johnny Martin, George Dewsnip, Tommy O’Neil, Alan Wilson, David Hughes, Eric Snookes, Johnny Johnston, Paul Taylor, Kevin Thomas, Bobby Gough,
Goals: Alan Wilson, George Dewsnip,
We also take a look at a highscoring game from the war-time period, when Bury were the visitors. Returning to the Southport line-up for the first time since the outbreak of the war was Joe ‘Hat-trick’ Patrick…ironically he was upstaged by fellow forward Deverall.
SOUTHPORT 6 – 2 BURY
Southport Line-Up: Groves, Blair, Kirkby, Harker, Harrison, Cross, Grainger, Deverall, Patrick, Hurman, Butler
Goals: Blair, Deverall, Deverall, Deverall, Patrick, Patrick